Job summary

An exciting position has beenmade available at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustfor a Business and Performance Manager in our friendly and busy Contracts,Performance and Commercial Development team.

This is varied role which willsupport a wide range of workstreams including; contract management, the TrustsPerformance Assurance Framework, business cases, business planning andcommercial development. We are looking for a conscientious team player who; hasexcellent communication and interpersonal skills, is able to work to tightdeadlines and will provide exemplary administrative and organisation skills. The successful applicant willfurther develop their skills, experience, and knowledge, supporting real changefor the benefit of patients alongside financial governance.

Main duties of the job

Asa Business and Performance Manager you will work cohesively and flexibly withthe wider team to manage a varied and busy workload. You will provide adviceand guidance across the Trust in relation to the NHS Standard Contract, ServiceLevel Agreements (SLAs), business cases and key performance metrics. You willsupport the development of business cases and the business planning functionalongside mobilisation of successful developments through project supportwhen/if required.

This is an excellent opportunity forsomeone who possesses the above skills and is looking to progress their careerwithin a friendly and forward thinking NHS Trust.

About us

Warrington and Halton TeachingHospitals NHS Foundation Trust (WHH) operates across two hospital sites providing a full range of District General HospitalServices to a population of approximately 320,000. The Trust has a turnover inexcess of £250m and an excellent track record of providing quality patient careservices, resulting in an overall CQC rating of GOOD.

As anapplicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity andinclusion, its the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no jobapplicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start ofthe employment journey. WHH is also an Armed Forces Friendly organisation andwelcomes applications from members of the Military Veteran and Armed ForcesCommunity.

Interviews will take place on 3rd February 2023.

Date posted

12 January 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

9 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

C9370-ADM6FIN-5173a

Job locations

Warrington Hospital

Lovely Lane

Warrington

Cheshire

WA5 1QG

Halton Hospital

Hospital Way

Runcorn

Cheshire

WA7 2DA

Job description

Job responsibilities

RoleSummary

· Support the Contracts, Performance and theCommercial Development Team in providing a wraparound corporate supportfunction for the Trust

· Work cohesively and flexibly with the otherBusiness and Performance Managers to manage a varied and busy workload

· Provide practical support and help for generalbusiness queries using initiative and working pro-actively to offer solutions

· Support the delivery of a high performingContracts and Performance function, whilst delivering robust advice andguidance across the Trust in relation to the NHS Standard Contract and keyperformance metrics

· Support the development and production ofperformance reports and monitoring solutions for Service Level Agreements(SLAs)

· Supportthe mobilisation of successful developments through project support when/ifrequired

· Maintainthe business case process and provide training across the Trust

· Analysetechnical guidance and produce documentation to support tenders and bids usingvarious formats and portals

· Supportthe business planning function including planning rounds and monitoring ofagreed priorities

· Promoteand support the Right Way to Yes ethos across the Trust

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION ATTACHED

Job description

Job responsibilities

RoleSummary

· Support the Contracts, Performance and theCommercial Development Team in providing a wraparound corporate supportfunction for the Trust

· Work cohesively and flexibly with the otherBusiness and Performance Managers to manage a varied and busy workload

· Provide practical support and help for generalbusiness queries using initiative and working pro-actively to offer solutions

· Support the delivery of a high performingContracts and Performance function, whilst delivering robust advice andguidance across the Trust in relation to the NHS Standard Contract and keyperformance metrics

· Support the development and production ofperformance reports and monitoring solutions for Service Level Agreements(SLAs)

· Supportthe mobilisation of successful developments through project support when/ifrequired

· Maintainthe business case process and provide training across the Trust

· Analysetechnical guidance and produce documentation to support tenders and bids usingvarious formats and portals

· Supportthe business planning function including planning rounds and monitoring ofagreed priorities

· Promoteand support the Right Way to Yes ethos across the Trust

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION ATTACHED

Person Specification

physical Skills and Effort

Essential

  • Excellent IT skills with proficient and advanced use of all Microsoft Office applications
  • A combination of sitting, standing and walking with little requirement for physical effort. May use a computer for large part of the working day; likely to attend meetings throughout the working week

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuing personal development
  • Good standard of I.T. literacy in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Desirable

  • Project management qualification or equivalent experience

Working Conditions

Essential

  • Working both on and offsite with a mix of office based and home working as well as attending off site locations for delivery and meetings across all Trust sites at Halton and Warrington
  • Exposure to unpleasant conditions is rare, office conditions

Mental & Emotional Effort

Essential

  • Ability to remain focused under pressure coping with competing deadlines/urgent demands
  • Flexible approach to work/adaptable
  • Minimal exposure to distressing or emotional circumstances due to dealing with staff performance project performance issues

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of performance monitoring against targets and key performance indicators
  • Experience in developing and maintaining effective working relationships supported by highly developed communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of e-mail, responding to queries and e-mail using judgement; developing and maintaining effective and efficient office systems
  • Proven experience of using Word, Excel and computer programmes to ECDL level or equivalent experience

Desirable

  • Knowledge of the NHS Standard Contract and Service Level Agreements
  • Experience of working in a Contracts environment
  • Understanding of the NHS Standard Contract Framework
  • Proficient in drafting Service Level Agreements
  • Understanding of National Tariff payment systems
  • Experience of handling sensitive and confidential information/issue
  • Whilst all of the above is desirable, full training will be provided

Skills Knowledge and competencies

Essential

  • The ability to work in partnership with both internal and external Service Managers and Clinicians building strong relationships
  • Effective management of workload in relation to competing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Ability to use personal initiative and independent judgement with the ability to manage conflicting pressures
  • Stamina, energy, enthusiasm and the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work without close supervision to manage and prioritise own workload with a high level of planning and organisational skill

Specific role requirements

Essential

  • Desire to continually develop negotiation and influencing skills.
Person Specification

physical Skills and Effort

Essential

  • Excellent IT skills with proficient and advanced use of all Microsoft Office applications
  • A combination of sitting, standing and walking with little requirement for physical effort. May use a computer for large part of the working day; likely to attend meetings throughout the working week

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuing personal development
  • Good standard of I.T. literacy in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Desirable

  • Project management qualification or equivalent experience

Working Conditions

Essential

  • Working both on and offsite with a mix of office based and home working as well as attending off site locations for delivery and meetings across all Trust sites at Halton and Warrington
  • Exposure to unpleasant conditions is rare, office conditions

Mental & Emotional Effort

Essential

  • Ability to remain focused under pressure coping with competing deadlines/urgent demands
  • Flexible approach to work/adaptable
  • Minimal exposure to distressing or emotional circumstances due to dealing with staff performance project performance issues

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of performance monitoring against targets and key performance indicators
  • Experience in developing and maintaining effective working relationships supported by highly developed communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of e-mail, responding to queries and e-mail using judgement; developing and maintaining effective and efficient office systems
  • Proven experience of using Word, Excel and computer programmes to ECDL level or equivalent experience

Desirable

  • Knowledge of the NHS Standard Contract and Service Level Agreements
  • Experience of working in a Contracts environment
  • Understanding of the NHS Standard Contract Framework
  • Proficient in drafting Service Level Agreements
  • Understanding of National Tariff payment systems
  • Experience of handling sensitive and confidential information/issue
  • Whilst all of the above is desirable, full training will be provided

Skills Knowledge and competencies

Essential

  • The ability to work in partnership with both internal and external Service Managers and Clinicians building strong relationships
  • Effective management of workload in relation to competing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Ability to use personal initiative and independent judgement with the ability to manage conflicting pressures
  • Stamina, energy, enthusiasm and the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work without close supervision to manage and prioritise own workload with a high level of planning and organisational skill

Specific role requirements

Essential

  • Desire to continually develop negotiation and influencing skills.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .